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Table 1 Distribution of species that the testis ESTs were matched to known transcripts in the database using BlastX

From: Identification of testis-relevant genes using in silico analysis from testis ESTs and cDNA microarray in the black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon)

Common taxonomy Phylum Frequency
(#seq)
Percent Species Phylum Frequency
(#seq)
arthropods Arthropoda 753 65.6 Tribolium castaneum Arthropoda 90
chordates Chordata 240 20.9 Nasonia vitripennis Arthropoda 85
plants Streptophyta 45 3.9 Apis mellifera Arthropoda 75
sea urchins Echinodermata 32 2.8 Pediculus humanus Arthropoda 66
cnidarians Cnidaria 29 2.5 Branchiostoma floridae Chordata 65
segmented worms Annelida 7 0.6 Ixodes scapularis Arthropoda 56
molluscs Mollusca 5 0.4 Penaeus monodon Arthropoda 55
nematodes Nematoda 4 0.3 Triticum aestivum Streptophyta 38
placozoans Placozoa 4 0.3 Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Echinodermata 30
apicomplexans Apicomplexa 4 0.3 Acyrthosiphon pisum Arthropoda 29
ascomycetes Ascomycota 2 0.2 Anopheles gambiae Arthropoda 26
ribbon worms Nemertea 1 0.1 Aedes aegypti Arthropoda 22
trichomonads Trichomonadida 1 0.1 Danio rerio Chordata 21
kinetoplastids Kinetoplastida 1 0.1 Marsupenaeus japonicas Arthropoda 21
others   19 1.7 Nematostella vectensis Chordata 18
Total   1,147   Litopenaeus vannamei Arthropoda 17
     Xenopus laevis Chordata 17
     Culex quinquefasciatus Arthropoda 16
     Gallus gallus Chordata 16
     Lepeophtheirus salmonis Arthropoda 13
     Salmo salar Chordata 12
     Ornithorhynchus anatinus Chordata 11
     Hydra magnipapillata Cnidaria 10
     others   338
     Total   1,147
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